Climate change and sustainability
Points of view
Investors, more than ever, are using nonfinancial information to underpin their decisions. Learn what’s driving nonfinancial reporting effectiveness and how it helps create company value.
Our publication can help you understand how to reduce social compliance risks, which is a key issue particularly for retail, consumer products and electronics
In this issue, we discuss environmental and social shareholder proposals, driving value with credible sustainability goals, GHG emission opportunities and competitive advantages in government procurement.
Ongoing uncertainty about the conflict minerals rule is causing many issuers to hesitate to expend resources on increasing their disclosure efforts.
Water resources at the corporate level
Businesses need to actively manage risks associated with water shortages or quality problems. Learn about our five recommended steps to manage these risks.
France’s sustainability law to impact US companies
France took another step towards mandating integrated sustainability and financial reporting for all large companies with Article 225 of a new law called Grenelle II.
The three S’s of environmental marketing
Learn what the revisions to the FTC Green Guides mean for “green” marketing.
Integrated reporting: driving value
Investor reporting expectations have evolved. Leading companies use integrated reporting to provide more complete performance metrics and measurements to improve communication, processes and efficiencies.
The benefits of EHS and sustainability programs
Leading organizations have learned that proactive EHS management and sustainability programs can help drive compliance and reduce risk - and also make money and save money.
Stock exchanges and sustainability reporting
The NASDAQ Stock Market and stock exchanges in Istanbul and Cairo recently urged their listed companies to begin reporting on environmental and social issues.
Federal, state and local cleantech programs under scrutiny
Governments continue to examine cleantech projects they support to ensure success at reasonable costs. How can companies prepare for additional scrutiny? See our insights.
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Social media is transforming environmental campaigns targeting unsustainable corporate behavior. Learn about managing risk in the age of sustainability and social media.
Managing risk in the age of sustainability & social media
Social media is transforming environmental campaigns targeting unsustainable corporate behavior. EY’s Adam Carrel discusses how to manage sustainability risk in social media.
How sustainability has expanded the role of the CFO
A conversation with Marco Marrone, Canadian Tire Corp.'s CFO and Executive VP of Finance, on strategy, roles and how his involvement has affected sustainability performance.
Working together: Linking sustainability and tax
Identifying relevant incentives, credits, grants and subsidies can help an organization fund its environmental sustainability initiatives and enhance its bottom line. The key to success is having tax directors work hand-in-hand with those responsible for sustainability initiatives to understand the potential impacts at all levels of the organization.
Five areas of highly charged risk for supply chain operations
Identify the five highly charged areas of climate change and sustainability risks that executives should consider when responding to growing demand to eliminate waste from the supply chains and to report on these initiatives.
Seven questions for CEOs and boards considering sustainability reporting
Although sustainability reporting is voluntary, the broad trend is towards greater disclosure. Here are seven things that CEOs and boards should ask in order to prepare for the possibility of reporting on sustainability for the first time, or to improve their existing reports by enhancing data collection processes.